Last Saturday we had three athletes competing in the first day of the National Juvenile Track & Field Championships in Tullamore. First up was Alannah Fasenfeld who ran very well in a high quality heat of the 60 metres hurdles and finished in a time of 11.89 seconds. In the shotput we had two competitors - Isabel Mullarney who was 4th in the U/18 competition with a10.72 metre throw and Alannah Fasenfeld in the U/13 age group who threw 11.89 metres. Early in the day Richard Keogh qualified for the final of the U/18 800 metres and ran a superb race in the final to come home in 1.59.85 in the bronze medal position. Also in Tullamore, David Scanlon was second in the 5000m U/23 event in the GloHealth Junior & U23 Championships yesterday, in a time of 16.46.50. Well done to all. Full results are available on the Athletics Ireland site.
At last night's Dublin Graded Meeting in Tallaght we had some fine performances by Club athletes. In the ladies 400m Lynne Hennessy ran 63.36, Shannon Behan 69.12 and Aisling O'Connor 69.19. In the mens 400m Lee Byrne from WSAF AC ran 53.55 and Killian O'Doherty, WSAF AC 55.46. In the ladies 3,000m Clare Sullivan ran 11.06 and Aisling O'Connor ran 12.24. In the mens 3,000m Paul Stephenson ran 8.51, Robert Murphy 9.10, Paul Fleming 9.12, Patrick Marjolet 9.15, Jonathan Hughes 9.31, Michael Freeley 9.37, Brian Furey 9.39, Jack McLoughlin 10.00, Neil Skelton 10.51, Tom Cuddy 10.53 and John McHugh 11.20. The full results are on the Dublin Athletics Board website. Well done to all who ran.
At the St. Cocas 5k road race in Kilcock on Friday last, Neil Skelton ran 18.39 and John McHugh ran 19.14. The results are on the Precision Timing website.
At the Irish Runner 5 mile road race in the Phoenix Park on Saturday Sean Hehir was first home for the Club in 5th place in a time of 24.55. John Farrelly ran 30.14, Barry O'Duill ran 32.28 and Michael Devine ran 33.53. The full results are on the Dublin Marathon website.
Also reported on Facebook that Donna Mahon won a silver medal in her V1 Category at the Mont Blanc 10k in Chamonix on Saturday. Donna ran the 10k mountain trail race in 52.53 to finish 92nd out of over 1,200 finishers. The results are on the Momt Blanc-10KM website.
Well done to all who ran.
BHAA races are being well supported by Rathfarnham club members, both as administrators / organisers (Brendan, Terry, Vanessa) and as competitors.
Winter League Prizewinners: Mens Div D 1st Peter McDermott; Mens Div C 2nd Eric Cullen; Womens Div A 3rd Vanessa Sallier; Mens Div B 3rd Tom Cuddy, 8th John McHugh.
28 March: Dublin City Council 4 mile Road Race: Peter McDermott 29:14 (1st O'65), Terry Clarke 30:58.
11 April: K Club 10k Road Race: 57th John Brennnan 37:12; 190th Barry Mulvihill 42:53; 218th Vanessa Sallier 44:18; 236th Peter McDermott 45:03 (1st O'65).
25 April: RTE 5 mile Road Race: 1st Sean Hehir 24:53; 2nd Paul Fleming 26:35; 8th Ronan Kearns 27:45; 12th Colm Murrray 28:17 (2nd O'45); 28th John Brennan 29:22 (2nd O'40); 43rd Tom Cuddy 30:35 (2nd O'55); 60th Derek Bain 31:43; 117th Peter McDermott 36:04 (1st O'65); 122nd Aisling Tohill 36:25 (3rd O'35).
20 May: ESB 5k Beach Race: 6th Colm Murray 17:22 (1st O'45); 20th Tom Cuddy 18:51 (1st O'55); 40th Derek Bain 19:55; 47th Vanessa Sallier 20:39 (1st O'40).
26 May: Government Services 5 mile Road Race: 30th Colm Murray 27:58 (2nd O'45); 45th Denis Everett 29:06 (6th O'40); 70th Tom Cuddy 29:57 (1st O'55); 105th John McHugh 31:39 (3rd O'55); 151st Barry Mulvihill 33:21; 168th Vanessa Sallier 33:47 (3rd O'40); 208th Miriam McCormack 35:14 (3rd O'50); 360th Aisling Tohill 38.00.
10 June: Trinity Track: 1200m Grade A: 18th Tom Cuddy 4:02; 2000m Grade C: 2nd Neil Skelton 7:08.
23 June: Irish Prison Services 5k Trail Race: 30th Tom Cuddy 19:00 (1st O'55); 48th David Danagher 19:50; 56th Donna Mahon 20:05 (1st O'40); 57th Daniel Keogh 20:07 (6th O'45); 66th Vanessa Sallier 20:30 (2nd O'40).